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Forde continues dominance with Neal and Massy 10K triumph

Stabroek - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:13
“And the winner is Cleveland Forde” seems to be the recurring theme of the annual Neal and Massy 10km road race. The ‘Little Kenyan’ continued his dominance of the event yesterday, running away with...

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Farmer charged with Providence break and enter

Stabroek - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:12
Thirty-one-year-old farmer Devon London was on Friday placed on $150,000 bail after being arraigned at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court on a charge of break and enter and larceny. London denied that...

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De Nobrega dashes off with the cash

Stabroek - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:10
Paul DeNobrega sprinted off with the ‘A Dash For Cash’ 40-lap winner’s trophy yesterday at the National Park and then rode to the bank. The Team Alanis wheelsman cashed in handsomely to tune of...

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Table tennis ‘King’ marries his ‘Queen’

Stabroek - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:09
Guyana’s table tennis `King’ Paul David on Saturday married his `Queen’ Ravina Singh at a simple ceremony at the Elim Pentecostal Church, Middle Road, East La Penitence. The lovely Singh is a Loans...

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Remove mosquito breeding sites from school grounds, Ministry urges administrators

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 05:08
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Ministry of Health is encouraging school administrators to continue efforts to ensure that mosquito breeding sites are removed from school grounds.

World titles for Steadman & Patrick

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 04:56
Britain's Lauren Steadman and Alison Patrick win gold at the Para-triathlon World Championship in Edmonton, Canada.

Man Citys Micah Richards travels to Fiorentina to complete loan deal

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 04:48
Italian club could sign right-back permanently next summer
Richards is Man Citys longest-serving player
Arsenal and Tottenham make Nastasic inquiries
Arsenal and Man City chase £55m Falcao

Manchester Citys longest-serving player Micah Richards is on his way to Fiorentina to complete a loan deal which could be turned into a permanent transfer next summer.

Richards is expected to pass a medical and complete personal terms with the Italian club before the close of the transfer window on Monday.

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US pathologist in Mario Deane murder case arrives today

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 04:39
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Dr Michael Baden, the independent US pathologist who will oversee tomorrow’s autopsy for Mario Deane is to arrive in the island today, September 1.

Bahamas take control of telecoms company from Cable and Wireless

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 04:20
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – The Bahamas regained control of the Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) with Prime Minister Perry Christie indicating that the agreement with the British telecommunications company, Cable and Wireless (CWC) “is undeniably more beneficial to the Bahamian interest, in all aspects, than the construct agreed by the former administration in 2011".

3 children killed in knife attack at China school

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 04:04
BEIJING, China (AP) — A 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a fruit knife at an elementary school in central China on Monday, killing three children and injuring six other people before jumping to his death, officials said.

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize marijuana?

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:56
WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.

Scepovic pulls out of move to Celtic

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:52
Sporting Gijon striker Stefan Scepovic has a late change of heart and pulls out of a move to Celtic.

Arsenal and Tottenham inquire after Manchester Citys Matija Nastasic

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:48
City would prefer permanent transfer rather than a loan deal
Club are looking to raise money to fund move for Falcao
Arsenal and City chase £55m Falcao
Stoke offer blueprint of how to beat Man City

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are interested in Matija Nastasic and both clubs have made an inquiry to Manchester City about the central defender.

The champions are minded to allow Nastasic to depart and would prefer to see the 21-year-old leave on a permanent basis, rather than a loan deal, as they look to recoup as much money as they can for the defender who cost them £12m in 2012.

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FIFA opens talks on 2022 World Cup dates in Qatar

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:40
ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday.

Melbourne investigate apparent Rolf Harris fancy dress on Mad Monday

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:37
  • Dean Terlich posts image on Instagram
  • Harris jailed for indecent assaults

Melbourne are investigating whether two of their players dressed as Rolf Harris and a young girl as part of the Mad Monday celebrations.

Dean Terlich posted a picture of himself on Instagram in a fake beard, wig and glasses standing next to his team-mate Alex Georgiou in a dress and pigtails. Harris was jailed earlier this year for 12 assaults on victims ranging in age between eight and 19.

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VIDEO: Carlin's quickfire confessions

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:25
Commonwealth Games gold medal swimmer Jazz Carlin reveals her love of cupcakes and Manchester United when she talks to BBC Sport Wales TV.

Suarez bids Liverpool team-mates farewell

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:19
LONDON, England (AFP) - Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said goodbye to his former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard during a visit to the club's Melwood training base on Monday, the former England captain revealed.

Storey wins second Para-cycling gold

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:16
Dame Sarah Storey and Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall win golds for GB at the Para-Cycling Road World Championships.

Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

Observer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 03:01
OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

Transfer deadline day live!

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 02:54

7.54am BST

Oh Loic! How could you!

7.47am BST

Alan Curbishley, still with us ...

I was worried that the Sky presenter was going to continue by saying still ... with ... us ... its been how long, Alan? Alan? How long have you been with us? It feels like its been for ever.

7.45am BST

My colleague, Dominic Fifield, recently a cover star in the Crystal Palace programme has been in touch. He says that Palace are looking at Zeki Fryers. Tyrone Mings, James McArthur and a striker, Chelsea are unlikely to do any business and it should be busy at QPR, with Aaron Lennon, Sandro and Jermain Defoe all potentially on their way to Loftus Road. Whos QPRs manager again?

Major honour to be sitting next to this guy today pic.twitter.com/BIVvuaXog2

7.33am BST

Heres what Paul Lambert had to say about Tom Cleverleys possible move to Aston Villa: Theres no update on that. Hes still a Manchester United player. Nothings gone forward on that.

And heres what Steve Bruce had to say about the chances of Cleverley going to Hull: Everyone keeps writing about Cleverley but I cant see it. I dont think it will happen.

7.28am BST

Barry Glendenning has just arrived in the office - our very own Jim White - and has asked why there are already so many people here. Is it deadline day? he queries.

7.27am BST

Excellent pronunciation on Sporting Gijon by Skys man in Glasgow. He really nailed the Hee-Hon.

7.24am BST

I see that Atletico Madrid have signed Alessio Cerci from Torino. Thats one striker who wont be going to Arsenal.

7.17am BST

Alan Curbishley is in the Sky Sports News studio. He thinks that Radamel Falcao fits the bill for Arsenal.

7.15am BST

It is far too early to be watching Sky Sports News. Theyre all so happy and smiley and giddy. Whats wrong with these people?

6.30am BST

Morning! Its the most wonderful time of the year! Will Radamel Falcao move from one rich club to another rich club? Will Arsenal sign a striker? Will Arsenal sign a defensive midfielder? Will Arsenal sign some defensive cover? Will Arsenal sign a dainty creative midfielder? Will Manchester United sign a new defence and a new midfield? Will Tottenham sign Morgan Schneiderlin? Will Harry Redknapp sign Jermain Defoe for the 17th time in his career? Can a man go insane from watching too much Sky Sports News? Find out all that and much more in transfer window deadline day liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiive!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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